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Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates

By IQ2US Debates / Panoply

America feels divided. From the most salient questions about our national identity and place in the world, to fundamental concerns about technology, religion, the economy, and public policy, Intelligence Squared U.S. is here to help. A respite from polarized discussions, we bring together the smartest minds to debate and dissect issues in depth, restoring civility and bringing intelligence to the public square in the process.

  1. 1.
    #134 - Is Universal Basic Income the Safety Net of the Future?05/17/2019
    52:54
  2. 2.
    #167 - Should Scientists Dim the Sun?05/03/2019
    53:11
  3. 3.
    #166 - All Hail the Driverless Car? 04/19/2019
    53:52
  4. 4.
    #165 - Should the Republican Party Re-Nominate Trump? 04/05/2019
    51:55
  5. 5.
    IQ2 Interview: Should You Love Your Enemies? 03/29/2019
    52:52
  6. 6.
    #164 - Can Constitutional Free Speech Principles Save Social Media Companies From Themselves?03/22/2019
    51:17
  7. 7.
    #163 - Unresolved: The Techonomic Cold War With China03/08/2019
    50:35
  8. 8.
    Special Release: Can AI Change Your Mind? 02/15/2019
    51:29
  1. 9.
    #161 - Should We Bring Extinct Creatures Back To Life? 02/08/2019
    51:55
  2. 10.
    #160 - Ten Years After the Global Financial Crisis, Is the System Safer?01/25/2019
    52:09
  3. 11.
    Season Preview: New Year, New Debates 01/11/2019
    3:44
  4. 12.
    #83 - Should We Avoid Eating Anything With A Face?12/28/2018
    52:22
  5. 13.
    #105 - Is Smart Technology Making Us Dumb?12/14/2018
    52:28
  6. 14.
    #159 - Has Silicon Valley Lost Its Soul?11/30/2018
    51:49
  7. 15.
    An IQ2US Thanksgiving Tradition11/21/2018
    40:26
  8. 16.
    #158 - Is Trump Bad for Comedy?11/09/2018
    50:49
  9. 17.
    #157 - Will Progressive Populism Save The Democratic Party? 10/19/2018
    50:35
  10. 18.
    #156 - Will Retail Alliances Fix the U.S. Health Care System? 10/05/2018
    51:38
  11. 19.
    #155 - Unresolved: U.S. National Security09/28/2018
    51:43
  12. 20.
    Join IQ2US Live in New York09/18/2018
    4:39
  13. 21.
    #154 - Has Globalization Undermined the American Working Class?08/03/2018
    50:51
  14. 22.
    #153 - Is Social Media Good For Democracy? 07/20/2018
    50:51
  15. 23.
    #152 - Trigger Warning: Are Safe Spaces Dangerous?07/06/2018
    50:51
  16. 24.
    #151 - Will Automation Crash Democracy?05/25/2018
    52:52
  17. 25.
    #150 - Can Negotiations Denuclearize North Korea?05/11/2018
    51:11
  18. 26.
    #149 - Is Bitcoin More Than A Bubble?05/04/2018
    52:44
  19. 27.
    #148 - Should Net Neutrality Be Saved?04/27/2018
    51:25
  20. 28.
    #147 - As We Evolve, Do We Need God Less?04/06/2018
    51:45
  21. 29.
    #146 - Does Humanitarian Intervention Do More Harm Than Good? 03/23/2018
    50:52
  22. 30.
    #145 - Have Dating Apps Killed Romance? 02/14/2018
    50:34
  23. 31.
    #144 - Unresolved: America's Economic Outlook01/24/2018
    50:35
  24. 32.
    #143 - Do Liberals Hold the Moral High Ground?12/13/2017
    50:35
  25. 33.
    Guns, Bibles, & Breaking Bread: A Thanksgiving Podcast11/22/2017
    38:26
  26. 34.
    #142 - Should College Athletes Be Paid?11/01/2017
    50:35
  27. 35.
    #141 - Is Western Democracy In Danger?10/11/2017
    50:35
  28. 36.
    #140 - Is the U.S. Healthcare System Terminally Broken?10/04/2017
    50:35
  29. 37.
    #139 - Face-Off with China: Foreign Policy in the Trump Era09/20/2017
    50:35
  30. 38.
    How to Debate... Yourself.08/30/2017
    20:45
  31. 39.
    A Summer Challenge: Radical Rethinking08/09/2017
    31:46
  32. 40.
    The State of Debate on Capitol Hill: The American Health Care Act06/27/2017
    26:45
  33. 41.
    #138 - Your Private Data: Can Tech Companies Keep it from the Law?06/14/2017
    52:01
  34. 42.
    #137 - Will Video Games Make Us Smarter?05/17/2017
    50:35
  35. 43.
    #136 - Unresolved: Trump's First 100 Days05/01/2017
    55:31
  36. 44.
    #135 - Has Walmart Been Good For America?04/12/2017
    51:26
  37. 45.
    #134 - Is Universal Basic Income the Safety Net of the Future?03/29/2017
    51:16
  38. 46.
    #133 - Are Charter Schools Overrated?03/08/2017
    52:30
  39. 47.
    #132 - Has the U.S.-Saudi "Special Relationship" Outlived its Usefulness? 02/15/2017
    50:35
  40. 48.
    #131 - Should We Give Trump a Chance?02/07/2017
    50:35
  41. 49.
    #130 - Is Policing Racially Biased?01/18/2017
    50:35
  42. 50.
    #129 - Should States Call a Convention to Amend the Constitution?12/14/2016
    50:35
  43. 51.
    #128 - Is Obama's Foreign Policy a Failure?12/07/2016
    50:35
  44. 52.
    #127 - Has Gerrymandering Destroyed the Political Center?11/23/2016
    50:35
  45. 53.
    #126 - Should We Give Undocumented Immigrants a Path to Citizenship?11/02/2016
    50:35
  46. 54.
    #125 - Is "Big Pharma" to Blame for Rising Health Care Costs?10/19/2016
    53:31
  47. 55.
    #124 - Are the Elites to Blame for the Trump Phenomenon?09/21/2016
    50:35
  48. 56.
    #123 - Climate Change: Has the EPA Gone Overboard?09/14/2016
    50:35
  49. 57.
    Bonus Podcast: The GOP Must Seize The Center Or Die07/13/2016
    6:32
  50. 58.
    Bonus Podcast: The Supreme Court Considers Racial Preferences In State University Admissions06/24/2016
    47:04
  51. 59.
    #122 - Has The President Usurped The Constitutional Power Of Congress?06/15/2016
    51:31
  52. 60.
    #121 - Do Hunters Conserve Wildlife?05/18/2016
    55:58
  53. 61.
    #120 - Eliminate Corporate Subsidies04/13/2016
    54:31
  54. 62.
    #119 - Should We Trust The Promise Of Artificial Intelligence?03/23/2016
    51:35
  55. 63.
    #118 - Is Free Speech Threatened On Campus?03/08/2016
    51:35
  56. 64.
    #117 - Are Lifespans Long Enough?02/10/2016
    53:49
  57. 65.
    #116 - Should The U.S. Let In 100,000 Syrian Refugees?01/20/2016
    50:35
  58. 66.
    #115 - Does The Equal Protection Clause Forbid Racial Preferences In State University Admissions?12/09/2015
    52:31
  59. 67.
    #114 - Can Central Banks Print Prosperity?11/25/2015
    53:39
  60. 68.
    #113 - Do U.S. Prosecutors Have Too Much Power?11/17/2015
    50:35
  61. 69.
    #112 - Should College Students Be Allowed To Take Smart Drugs?11/09/2015
    50:35
  62. 70.
    #111 - Should We Raise The Federal Gas Tax To Fund Infrastructure?11/04/2015
    50:35
  63. 71.
    Bonus Podcast: Is Death Final?10/29/2015
    46:19
  64. 72.
    Are China And The U.S. Long-Term Enemies?10/21/2015
    56:00
  65. 73.
    Should Courts Or Campuses Decide Sexual Assault Cases?09/23/2015
    53:03
  66. 74.
    Bonus Podcast: Should We Abolish the Minimum Wage?09/04/2015
    48:10
  67. 75.
    Does The U.S. Need To Defeat ISIS, Or Is Containment Enough?08/18/2015
    50:39
  68. 76.
    Bonus Podcast: Israel Can Live With A Nuclear Iran07/20/2015
    50:24
  69. 77.
    Bonus Podcast: Obamacare Is Now Beyond Rescue07/14/2015
    47:12
  70. 78.
    Bonus Podcast: Men Are Finished06/19/2015
    50:30
  71. 79.
    Should States Be Required To License Same-Sex Marriages?06/09/2015
    50:28
  72. 80.
    Is Obama's Iran Deal Good For America?06/02/2015
    50:26
  73. 81.
    Bonus Podcast: Too Many Kids Go To College05/29/2015
    48:59
  74. 82.
    Is Smart Technology Making Us Dumb?05/20/2015
    50:08
  75. 83.
    #105 - Should We Abolish the Death Penalty?04/22/2015
    50:48
  76. 84.
    Has The President Exceeded His Authority By Waging War Without Congress?04/07/2015
    50:35
  77. 85.
    Should The U.S. Adopt The Right To Be Forgotten Online?03/18/2015
    50:43
  78. 86.
    Are Liberals Stifling Intellectual Diversity?03/03/2015
    50:35
  79. 87.
    Should The World Bet On America?02/18/2015
    50:35
  80. 88.
    Tribute To David Carr02/15/2015
    6:52
  81. 89.
    Is Amazon The Reader's Friend?01/22/2015
    50:35
  82. 90.
    Retrospective On The Freedom Of Speech01/12/2015
    11:21
  83. 91.
    Should We Genetically Modify Food?12/10/2014
    51:43
  84. 92.
    Should We Legalize Assisted Suicide?11/20/2014
    51:22
  85. 93.
    Does Income Inequality Impair The American Dream?10/29/2014
    51:23
  86. 94.
    Mass Collection Of U.S. Phone Records Violates The Fourth Amendment10/14/2014
    51:22
  87. 95.
    Will Flexing America's Muscles In The Middle East Make Things Worse?10/07/2014
    51:25
  88. 96.
    Should We Embrace The Common Core?09/19/2014
    51:43
  89. 97.
    Retrospective On Hamas And Israel07/11/2014
    16:37
  90. 98.
    Is There A Constitutional Right To Unlimited Spending On Political Speech?07/02/2014
    51:22
  91. 99.
    Is Death Final?05/14/2014
    50:46
  92. 100.
    Do Millennials Stand A Chance?04/16/2014
    51:14
  93. 101.
    The Controversy Over Ayaan Hirsi Ali At Brandeis University04/15/2014
    13:05
  94. 102.
    More Clicks, Fewer Bricks: Is The Lecture Hall Obsolete?04/10/2014
    51:18
  95. 103.
    Does Affirmative Action On Campus Do More Harm Than Good?03/26/2014
    50:46
  96. 104.
    Is Russia A Marginal Power?03/20/2014
    50:46
  97. 105.
    Does The President Have Constitutional Power To Target And Kill U.S. Citizens Abroad?03/12/2014
    50:45
  98. 106.
    Was Snowden Justified?02/18/2014
    50:47
  99. 107.
    Is Obamacare Beyond Rescue?01/22/2014
    51:00
  100. 108.
    Reconsidering The Minimum Wage01/08/2014
    12:48
  101. 109.
    Don't Eat Anything With A Face12/11/2013
    50:45
  102. 110.
    Does Spying Keep Us Safe?11/27/2013
    50:47
  103. 111.
    Has The Constitutional Right To Bear Arms Outlived Its Usefulness?11/21/2013
    50:46
  104. 112.
    Let Anyone Take A Job Anywhere11/06/2013
    50:44
  105. 113.
    For A Better Future, Live In A Red State10/31/2013
    50:35
  106. 114.
    Should We Break Up The Big Banks?10/23/2013
    50:35
  107. 115.
    Is The Two-Party System Making America Ungovernable?10/13/2013
    14:07
  108. 116.
    Is The Two-Party System Making America Ungovernable?10/13/2013
    14:07
  109. 117.
    Healthcare Retrospective09/26/2013
    17:16
  110. 118.
    Is The U.S. Drone Program Fatally Flawed?09/17/2013
    50:35
  111. 119.
    Does The U.S. Have A Dog In The Fight In Syria?08/28/2013
    50:35
  112. 120.
    Is Cutting The Pentagon's Budget A Gift To Our Enemies?06/24/2013
    50:35
  113. 121.
    The FDA's Caution Is Hazardous To Our Health05/14/2013
    50:35
  114. 122.
    The GOP Must Seize The Center Or Die04/23/2013
    50:35
  115. 123.
    Should The U.S. Abolish The Minimum Wage?04/09/2013
    50:35
  116. 124.
    Does America Need A Strong Dollar Policy?03/22/2013
    50:54
  117. 125.
    Should We Prohibit Genetically Enginereed Babies?02/22/2013
    50:35
  118. 126.
    Can Israel Live With A Nuclear Iran?01/22/2013
    50:35
  119. 127.
    Science Refutes God12/11/2012
    50:35
  120. 128.
    Legalize Drugs11/24/2012
    50:35
  121. 129.
    Are The Rich Taxed Enough?10/29/2012
    50:35
  122. 130.
    Should The Government Ration End Of Life Care?10/16/2012
    50:36
  123. 131.
    Are Elected Islamists Better Than Dictators?10/09/2012
    50:35
  124. 132.
    Are Super PACs Good For Democracy?10/02/2012
    50:35
  125. 133.
    The Natural Gas Boom: Doing More Harm Than Good?07/17/2012
    50:35
  126. 134.
    Should College Football Be Banned?05/15/2012
    50:35
  127. 135.
    Is The Internet Closing Our Minds Politically?04/23/2012
    50:35
  128. 136.
    Does China Do Capitalism Better Than America?03/20/2012
    50:35
  129. 137.
    Is Obesity The Government's Business?02/13/2012
    50:35
  130. 138.
    Should The U.N. Grant Palestine Full Membership?01/18/2012
    50:35
  131. 139.
    Would The World Be Better Off Without Religion?11/21/2011
    50:35
  132. 140.
    Should Congress Pass Obama's Jobs Bill In Pieces?11/21/2011
    50:35
  133. 141.
    Do Too Many Kids Go To College?11/21/2011
    50:35
  134. 142.
    Do Grandma's Benefits Imperil Junior's Future?10/12/2011
    50:35
  135. 143.
    Are Men Finished?09/26/2011
    50:35
  136. 144.
    Is It Time To End The War On Terror?09/14/2011
    50:25
  137. 145.
    Does Freedom Of The Press Extend To State Secrets?06/16/2011
    50:35
  138. 146.
    Should We Stop Taking The World's Huddled Masses?05/09/2011
    50:35
  139. 147.
    Is It Time To Clip America's Global Wings?04/13/2011
    50:35
  140. 148.
    Can Clean Energy Drive The Economic Recovery?03/14/2011
    50:35
  141. 149.
    Is The Two-Party System Making The U.S. Ungovernable?02/23/2011
    50:35
  142. 150.
    Should The Obama Health Care Law Be Repealed?01/19/2011
    50:35
  143. 151.
    Should Airports Use Racial And Religious Profiling?11/30/2010
    50:35
  144. 152.
    Is Afghanistan A Lost Cause?11/18/2010
    50:35
  145. 153.
    Is Big Government Stifling The American Spirit?11/02/2010
    50:35
  146. 154.
    Is Islam A Religion Of Peace?10/14/2010
    50:35
  147. 155.
    Are Terrorists Criminals Or Enemy Combatants?09/22/2010
    50:35
  148. 156.
    Has The Cyberwar Threat Been Exaggerated?06/18/2010
    50:35
  149. 157.
    Does Obama's Foreign Policy Spell America's Decline?05/18/2010
    50:35
  150. 158.
    Is Organic Food Stuffed Full Of Marketing Hype?05/10/2010
    50:35
  151. 159.
    Are Teachers Unions To Blame For Failing Schools?03/23/2010
    50:35
  152. 160.
    Should The U.S. Scale Back Relations With Israel?02/18/2010
    50:35
  153. 161.
    Is California The First Failed State?01/28/2010
    50:35
  154. 162.
    Is America To Blame For Mexico's Drug War?12/09/2009
    50:35
  155. 163.
    Are Obama's Economic Policies Working Effectively?11/24/2009
    50:35
  156. 164.
    Good Riddance To Mainstream Media?11/04/2009
    50:35
  157. 165.
    Will 'Buy American' Policies Backfire?09/30/2009
    50:35

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